Tag Archive: Phone


Oukitel’s WP2 phone with 10,000 mAh battery will be only $209.99 on Nov. 11 (Promoted)

November 11 is a very popular date in China, as the country celebrates “Singles’ Day”. But over the years, this holiday has morphed into one of the biggest shopping sprees ever.

So if you’re on the market for a smartphone right now, November 11 is the perfect time to buy one.

For example, Oukitel’s WP2 tri-proof  [Read More…]

Oukitel WP1 rugged phone has wireless charging, on sale now (Promoted)

On the market for a rugged smartphone that can take a beating? Well then you might be interested to know that the Oukitel WP1 is currently on sale at Banggood.

Until the end of October (and possibly beyond), the phone can be purchased for $ 159.99, down from the original $ 199.99 price tag. This will allow you to save 21% on your purchase.

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OnePlus plans on launching the first 5G phone in Europe in 2019

The 5G phone will exist alongside OnePlus’s other LTE handsets.

OnePlus just announced the OnePlus 6T earlier this morning, but even so, the company’s already hard at work on its successor. In an interview with The Verge, CEO Pete Lau confirmed that it plans on launching a 5G-capable phone in Europe as early as next year.

Lau said, “We’re very happy that our efforts with OnePlus will include 5G smartphones in the very near future.” Furthermore, he  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Initial Review: This camera is a phone, too

A very promising smartphone

The Huawei P20 Pro was a bold statement for a smartphone, featuring the world’s first triple camera system, and it helped Huawei stand out earlier this year. Fast forward six months, and the company’s next flagship looks to build on the success of the P20 Pro. The Mate 20 Pro brings an updated triple camera system, but also a range of features we’re likely to see on flagships next year.

About this initial  [Read More…]

Do you use Wi-Fi calling on your phone?

Time to check in with the AC forums.

Making phone calls may not be the most exciting thing smartphones are capable of these days, but when you do need to make or accept one, having the call be reliable and clear is a top priority.

If you’re in an area that doesn’t have great wireless coverage, one way you can overcome this is with Wi-Fi calling — the ability to have your entire call handled over a  [Read More…]

RED Hydrogen One review: The cinephile’s dream phone … some day

There are few names as highly regarded as RED in the world of cinematography. In the ever-changing, fast-paced world of smartphones, however, it’s a complete unknown. In the 15-month run-up to the release of its first phone, RED has tried to change that, but has been stymied with manufacturing problems and other delays.

Built on lofty ambitions, the Hydrogen One is a distinctly unique device made without any delusions of taking on the Galaxies and iPhones of the  [Read More…]

I’m no gamer – but I’m still smitten by the ASUS ROG Phone

As smartphone designs creep ever closer to total iPhone-like homogenization, any manufacturer that bucks the trend is one that makes me sit up and take notice. So when ASUS announced its crazy ROG Phone at Computex in June, I knew I’d be falling over myself to cover it come release. And that day has finally come.

It’s not so much the spec upgrades, like the slightly-speedier Snapdragon processor, that have me stoked for the ROG Phone. It’s  [Read More…]

Back Market: saving the environment one phone at a time

Your smartphone is the most important gadget in your life, but do you really need to buy a new one every year? Tech companies certainly hope you will, but you should try and think beyond your craving for shiny new gadgets.

Consider the fact that electronic waste is a total nightmare on the environment, next time you’re on the market for a new handset. It’s also unnecessary waste because many old devices have parts that still work.

You see manufacturing,  [Read More…]

Razer Phone 2 earns Verizon certification

Been having issues using your brand new Razer Phone 2 on Verizon? If so, those problems are now coming to an end.

Verizon confirmed to us today that the Razer Phone 2 is now certified to work on Verizon’s network. Now that it’s been certified, you should be able to put your SIM card into the Razer Phone 2 and use data, text, and calls without a problem.

A couple of days ago, reports began flowing in from Razer Phone  [Read More…]

Your next Android phone should actually receive regular software updates

One of the biggest reasons to buy a Google Pixel (or even an iPhone) is because of the frequent software updates. Not just major platform updates, either; just as important are the regular security updates that keep your phone from being vulnerable to exploits and tidy up minor bugs. While there are exceptions, most other Android phones don’t receive those updates nearly as often as a Pixel.

According to confidential documents obtained by The Verge, though, that may  [Read More…]